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Attwater, W.

9 Drake Street, Red Lion Square, London; cabinet maker, upholsterer and undertaker (fl. c. 1820)

Chew, William

12 Lord St, Liverpool, Lancs.; upholder and cabinet maker (b. 1784–d. 1824)

Cliffe, Joseph, Chester, u, cm, auctioneer and appraiser (1823–33). in 1818–19 recorded at Bold St but at this period he was probably employed in the business of his uncle Samuel Davies in Foregate St. He was in his uncle's employ for 17 years.

Davies (or Davis), Samuel, Chester, u, cm and auctioneer (b. c. 1770–d. 1829). Trading in Eastgate St, 1797–1805; Foregate St, 1812–30; and no. 132 in 1828; in partnership with Cliffe in 1822. Admitted freeman on 23 January 1798.

Deering, William, Gt Newport St, Long Acre, London, Venetian blind and game table maker and retailer (1769). Advertised in Middlesex Journal, 16 May 1769, as the ‘original maker of Venetian blinds.

Fentham, Thomas

London; carver, gilder, glass grinder and picture frame maker (fl.1774–1825

Harris, Thomas, 9 New St and 19 New Summer St, Birmingham, u, furnishing draper, carpet dealer and paper hanger (1829–35). Submitted bill to Mr Lloyd, 1829–30, totalling £1 14s 8d for ‘Gothic Chintz’.

Higgs, Thomas, 248 Whitechapel Rd, London, cm, u and broker in household goods (1802–39). Recorded at no. 245 in 1802.

Jenkins, John, 9 Broad Weir, Bristol, cm, u and undertaker (1833–40). From 1835 featured the manufacture of Venetian blinds. [D]

Kidwell, John

London; cabinet maker, upholder, upholsterer, undertaker (fl.1778-1827)

In 1778 Kidwell insured his house for £500 but no cover was taken out for his stock in trade. 

Lurton, Thomas

Liverpool, Lancashire; upholsterer (fl.1803–11)

Machin, Frederick

80 High Street, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire; Venetian blind maker (fl.1877)

Male, Robert, Hotwells, Bristol, cm, u and undertaker (1825–35). Trading at 9 Caroline Pl. in 1825; 11 Dowry Sq., 1826–35; and as a Venetian and Indian blindmaker from 1827. [D]

Mears, John

London, then Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; upholsterer, cabinet, chair and Venetian blind maker (fl. before 1788)

Moor(e), Thomas

Whitechapel, London, upholder, cabinet maker and broker (1768–86)

Recorded ‘near the Old Angel & Crown Tavern in Whitechapel’ (1775–81); at 5 Whitechapel (1781); and no. 136 (1781–86).

Morris & Cupis(s)

15 St Paul's Churchyard with a manufactory at 10 St Bennet's Hill, Doctors Commons, London; cabinet and chair manufacturers, upholders, appraisers and auctioneers (fl. c.1784-1811)

Naylor, Thomas, Liverpool, u (1803–24). At Byrom St where the number was 14 in 1804, 33 in 1805 and 29 in 1807. He was probably the Naylor, u who subscribed to Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, 1803.

Oakey, —, Liverpool, cm (1819). On 10 December 1819 Messrs Taylor & Pinnington advertised the coming sale of Oakey's utensils and stock ‘on the Premises 25 Tarleton-street Church-street’.